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Whitley Bay, North Tyneside

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Whitley Bay, North Tyneside

Whitley Bay is a seaside town in North Tyneside, in Tyne and Wear, England and forms part of the Tyneside conurbation. It is on the North Sea coast and has a fine stretch of golden sandy beach forming a bay stretching from St. Mary's Island in the north to Cullercoats in the south. Historically within Northumberland, the town, which has a population of 36,544, became a holiday destination for the people of North East England and Scotland and remained popular in this regard until the 1980s.
Administrative CountyNorth Tyneside
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNZ3572
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTyne and Wear
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTyne and Wear
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code0191

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